Strain number NIES-425  
Phylum Chlorophyta  
Class Chlorophyceae  
Scientific name Carteria cerasiformis Nozaki, Aizawa & M.M.Watanabe  
Synonym  
Former name Carteria inversa (Korshikov) Bourrelly  
Common name Green alga  
Locality (Date of collection) Wakamorishimo-ike Pond Tsukuba Ibaraki Japan (1985-11-05)  
Latitude / Longitude 36.145929 / 140.083312 
Habitat (Isolation source) Freshwater (Pond water)  
History < Suda, Shoichiro  
Isolator (Date of isolation) Suda, Shoichiro (1985-11-06)  
Identified by Suda, Shoichiro  
State of strain Subculture; Unialgal; Clonal; Axenic[2017 Dec]  
Culture condition
(Preculture condition)
Medium:  AF-6  
Temperature:  20 C
Light intensity:  7-10 µmol photons/m2/sec, L/D cycle:  10L:14D
Duration:  3 M  
Gene information Plastid DNA ( KT625420 ) , 16S rRNA ( AB688625 ) , 18S rRNA ( AB688624 ) , atpB ( AB084321 ) , rbcL ( D89768 ) , psaB ( AB084359 )  
Cell size (min - max)  
Organization Unicellular; Flagellate 
Characteristics Authentic strain ; Genome decoded strain (Lemieux et al. 2015)  
Other strain no. Other strain no. : w-8-15  
Remarks Axenic 
Movie  
Reference
Lemieux, C., Vincent, A. T., Labarre, A., Otis, C., Turmel M. 2015 Chloroplast phylogenomic analysis of chlorophyte green algae identifies a novel lineage sister to the Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyceae). BMC Evol. Biol., 15, 264 (article ID).
Keywords: Chlorophyceae; Chlamydomonadales; Golenkiniaceae; Treubarinia, Jenufa genus; Plastid genome; Flagellar apparatus
Strain(s): 257425 
PubMed: 26620802
DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0544-5

Kawafune, K., Hongoh, Y., Hamaji, T., Nozaki, H. 2012 Molecular identification of rickettsial endosymbionts in the non-phagotrophic Volvocalean green algae. PLoS One, 7, e31749 (article ID).
Strain(s): 425577 
PubMed: 22363720
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031749

Mori, F., Erata, M., Watanabe, M. M. 2002 Cryopreservation of cyanobacteria and green algae in the NIES-Collection. Microbiol. Cult. Coll., 18, 45-55.
Keywords: cryopreservation; cyanobacteria; green algae; FDA staining method; NIES-Collection
Strain(s): 19212223242526272829303132333435363738394041444546505152535455565758596061626364656667686970737475767778798081878990919293949596979899100101102103104105106107108109110111112119120122123124125127128129130131132133134135137138139144147148150151152153154155156157158159160162163164165166167168169170171172173174175176177178179180181182183185186187188189191192193194195197198199200201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217224226227228229230231232241242243244245246248257259261262263266267268271287288289290294295297298299300301302303305306308309310311312313329334336337338339340341342349351359360361362375378379380382384385390394396397398415416418419421422423424425426427428429430431432433434436437438439440446447448449450451452453454455456457458459460464468469474478479480481503504505506507509510512514515522523524527528529530531532536537538539540541542543544545546564565566567568569570571572573574575576577578579580581582583584585592593594595596597598604610628630631632633634635636637638639640641642643644645646647648649650651652653654655656657658659660661662663664665666667672685686687688689690691692693694717718719720721722723724725726727728729 

Nozaki, H., Onishi, K., Morita, E. 2002 Differences in pyrenoid morphology are correlated with differences in the rbcL genes of members of the Chloromonas lineage (Volvocales, Chlorophyceae). J. Mol. Evol., 55, 414-430.
Keywords: ATP synthase β-subunit (atpB) gene; Chloromonas; gene evolution; large subunit of Rubisco (rbcL) gene; morphological evolution; P700 chlorophyll a-apoprotein A2 (psaB) gene; pyrenoid; Volvocales
Strain(s): 96123144213418421425428432439446447456474522564566567569571574582653732851858861875882883968 
PubMed: 12355262
DOI: 10.1007/s00239-002-2338-9

Nozaki, H., Ito, M., Watanabe, M. M., Takano, H., Kuroiwa, T. 1997 Phylogenetic analysis of morphological species of Carteria (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) based on rbcL gene sequences. J. Phycol., 33, 864-867.
Keywords: Carteria; large subunit of ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase / oxygenase (rbcL) gene; microalgae; molecular phylogeny; monophyly; natural systematics; species concepts; species taxonomy; Volvocales
Strain(s): 421422423424425428432630631632633634635636 
DOI: 10.1111/j.0022-3646.1997.00864.x

Nozaki, H., Aizawa, K., Watanabe, M. M. 1994 A taxomonic study of four species of Cartera (Volvocales, Chlorophyta) with cruciate anterior papillae, based on cultured material. Phycologia, 33, 239-247.
Strain(s): 421422423424425630632633634635636 

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